UNESCO Chair in Translation Studies (209), established in 1998 at Comenius University (Slovakia).


Translation; Foreign language teaching; Distance education.


  • The UNESCO Chair acts as a multidisciplinary focal point, promoting teaching and research projects in multilingual communication involving academics in such disciplines as translation, terminology, language engineering, didactics and distance learning.
  • At long term, to establish a network of UNESCO Chairs in Translation Studies in Central Europe and to set up of a Virtual Institute for Training and Research in Translation.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network



PhD. Brano Hochel, Comenius University, Faculties of Philosophy and Education
E-Mail address - hochel(at)
Work Phone - 421 2 52 92 02 38
Fax - 421 2 52 96 60 16
Street - 6, Safrikovo nám
City - Bratislava 1
Postal Code - SK 818 06
Country - Slovakia